Process plates shot along San Fernando Road railroad line in Los Angeles and Burbank, California.
Run time8:56 Audio/VisualSi, B&W
00:00 Memorable slate with cigarette-smoking crew member
00:01 Process plate, nighttime, shot from moving train, reverse angle on receding tracks, dust or cinders falling lightly. Immediate area around camera illuminated. Probably shot on railroad line by San Fernando Road, Los Angeles area. Surrounding area is light industry.
03:00 Process plate, nighttime, show from moving train, 3/4 angle on receding tracks, area illuminated. Great view of roadside businesses, including small restaurants and motor courts (incl. ALIBI CAFE), and 1920s-1930s automobiles driving on road.
06:30 Another take from other direction, process plate, nighttime, shot from moving train, 3/4 angle on receding tracks, area illuminated. This take emphasizes light industrial buildings on other side of tracks. Pass through Burbank railroad station.